So I haven't written in a while... I've recently changed job from a big Microsoft Managed Partner to a small startup, and working there took most of my energy, but I haven't been writing because mostly because I didn't really know what to say, but hopefully this will clear things up. I love Technology. Seriously,... Continue Reading →
This is a really simple tip, but a load of our developers were kicking off a run of their tests by the command line, and then attaching the VSCode debugger to them to step through. VSCode offers a much easier solution to this. Instead of doing something like this then hitting F5 and attaching your... Continue Reading →
So I know what you are thinking... "What does a software geek know that the world's most valuable company, and arguably one of the most successful marketing departments ever, doesn't know" and the answer would be, not much, but I think they missed a trick on this one. Taking a quick jump back in time... Continue Reading →
After months of fighting with something I really wanted to love, I had to accept defeat.. and I couldn't be happier.
An example of using .NET Core to add messages to an AWS queue by explicitly declaring credentials in the code.
Sorry for the wall of text - Jump to the technical bit Pramble tl;dr - I didn't like the new MacBook Pros, bought a Dell and want to use Linux on it. After a fairly unimpressive keynote at the October 2016 Apple "Hello Again" event, I chose to vote with my wallet and move away... Continue Reading →
I recently ran into a little problem setting up a new Node.js project on a Linux (Ubuntu 16 with Cinnamon) VM. Trying to create a new application I was asked to pick a 'Node interpreter' ... no problem I thought, and ran a which command for nodes. $which nodejs /usr/bin/nodejs Awesome... that's us done right...... Continue Reading →
Space.. the final frontier. Well... not quite. But it's really important to me. I value space, both personal and physical. I have lived in a bunch of different houses and apartments over the last decade, and I never really felt I had enough space. Laptops were sat in the living room, kitchen table or wherever... Continue Reading →